Cybersecurity Report

This special report on cybersecurity features articles and analysis from FCW.

Cyber insecurity: Managing against the risk

Firewalls and other barriers can’t begin to guard against every threat. Today’s interconnected systems and mobile workforce demand a very different approach.

Risk management: An inside view

With no accepted common concept about what constitutes risk management in IT, management strategies are a challenge, argues a former agency CISO.

A risk management reading list

Important NIST documents providing risk management standards and information.

Firms cleared to check FedRAMP compliance

The General Services Administration has accredited 12 companies as Third Party Assessment Organizations (3PAO) for its Federal Risk and Authorization Management program.

Can the cloud really keep a (government) secret?

National security and emergency preparedness can be shifted safely to the cloud, experts say, provided agencies pay proper attention to details.

FAQ: How to pick a secure cloud provider

There are several essential questions to consider in picking a cloud provider, including what level of security is needed for services your agency is moving.

Are security-savvy execs wary of the cloud?

Organizations with strong security practices are more likely to entrust their data to cloud providers, according to a recent survey by the Ponemon Institute.